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Pop Culture Pundit Sees Superman as Paradigm of the Assimilated Jew

"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."

Netanyahu to AIPAC: My Choice Was between Reform Kotel and Government Collapse

Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.

Netanyahu Buries Reform Kotel Section in Committee

The "difficulties" came in the form of both ultra-Orthodox parties in Netnayahu's coalition who declared their absolute objection to any official recognition of any Reform presence.

Avigdor Lieberman Warns US Jews ‘You Are Facing a Catastrophe’

It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

A Thousand Demonstrators in Front of Netanyahu’s Residence over Kotel Dispute

Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.

State to Ask Court for Extension on Non-Orthodox Conversions

Former Justice Minister Moshe Nissim, appointed by Netanyahu to formulate government policy on conversions, only began to work on his assignment in November.

Florida Real Estate Investor Waging Revenge War Over Western Wall

It's difficult to predict whether offended US Jews who discovered there's a limit to their political influence in their second-choice country will be able to keep up the turf war much longer.

Report: Anti-Semitism Increased 40%, Genocidal Speech Doubled in 2016

AMCHA Initiative’s 2016 report indicates two main sources are responsible for anti-Semitism on campus.

Report: Dozens of Haredi Seminary Girls Dating Arab Men

An estimated 50,000 Jewish women are living in Arab villages and towns in Israel.

MK Smotrich: Keep the Falash Mura in Africa

The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.

‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit Trump

So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."

Rabbi Yisrael Rosen: No More Ethiopian Immigrants

Each time MK Neguise, or foreign governments, or righteous lobbyists ask for another quota of Ethiopian immigrants who are Christian, not Jewish, they promise this is the last time.

The Perversion of Jews for Christmas

This no longer looks like a slippery slope, folks, it's more like a greased pole.

WJC’s Lauder Leads Annual ‘March of Life’ in Hungary to Mark Holocaust

WJC's Ronald Lauder warned of the rise of Hungary's anti-Semitic Jobbik party as he led the 'March of Life' with Hungarian Jews.

Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.

Clueless and Culturally Biased, JPost Calling for Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s Resignation

The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew Says French Jews Don’t Want to Leave

US Treasury Secy Jack Lew contends that French Jews really want to stay in France. They just want to be safe too.

Watch PM Netanyahu at Annual Taglit Birthright Event – ‘This Is The Real Israel!’

Taglit-Birthright is a free 10-day educational trip offered to Jewish young men and women ages 18 to 26.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin to ‘Stay On No Matter What’ Says Efrat Mayor

Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin plans appeal to Supreme Court over fight to stay in his position; city's mayor also vows support.

Ban on Interfaith Teen Dating Lifted by United Synagogue Youth

United Synagogue Youth teen board members are told ban is lifted on dating non-Jews, but "important" to date within the faith.

Jewish American Schools Asking Israel for Financial Support

Tuition in Jewish American schools has reached $40,000 a year per child.

Sanders Keeps His Judaism Silent, Israel at a Distance

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is fighting to stay in the race on Super Tuesday.

Rivlin: Israel is State of All the Jewish People

"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."

President Erdogan Sends Hanukkah Greetings to Turkey’s Jews, Beats Obama to Holiday!

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost no time this year in publicly offering warm Chanukah greetings to the nation's Jewish community, even ahead of US Pres. Obama.

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